Rain Man is an unforgettable film shot in 1988 that was awarded 4 Oscars, including one for Dustin Hoffman for best actor and another for best screenplay. The plot revolves around the figure of Charles Babbitt, played by Tom Cruise. This is a successful but very selfish young man who works at a car dealership.
“Enjoy life without comparing it with that of others” -Condorcet- Those who are not closely related to the world of television fiction, will not know the term “guilty pleasure”. The exact translation in Spanish is “ guilty pleasure ”. But what does this paradoxical expression describe? The word “pleasure” is described as a feeling of
They call it a sensory isolation tank or a floatation tank and it is becoming fashionable at times. Although it was invented to study the brain, it is currently used as a means of relaxation. There are specialized companies that offer these types of experiences, but you can also find them in various spas. Those
John Stuart Mill (1806 -1873) was an English philosopher, politician and economist representative of the classical economic school and theorist of utilitarianism. This ethical approach is proposed by his godfather Jeremy Bentham. Mill profoundly influenced the shape of 19th century British political thought and discourse. The doctrine of utilitarianism defended by John Stuart Mill accepts
We all grow old. Like it or not, we know that our cells age over time and that both our physical appearance and our cognition will change over the years. One of the fields that deals with studying these changes at the neuronal level is the neuropsychology of aging. According to the World Health Organization
Although many may not believe it, the heart also feels, thinks and decides. It contains about 40,000 neurons and a whole network of neurotransmitters with very specific functions that make it, to our admiration, a perfect extension of our brain. Anne Maquier, mathematician and founder of the Quebec Institute for the Development of the Person,
We can all be drawn to the unknown, want to learn and discover new things. But really, how many times do we put aside our routines or our safe zone to take on new ways of doing things? Do we stay tied to the known or do we dare to launch ourselves into adversity? At
Many authors have been interested in the relationship between stress and the immune system. How do stressful situations affect our defenses? Stress is usually associated with a pathological state. However, it alludes to a reaction of the human being to threatening situations or excessive demand. Thus, they can be at the service of the survival
The essential characteristic of Disinhibited Social Relationship Disorder involves socially inappropriate or inappropriate behavior in which there is usually more confidence implicit than would be expected from the type of relationship. This all-too-familiar behavior goes beyond the social limits of culture. At the time of diagnosis, it is not done before children are able to create
Psychophysiology is the branch of psychology related to the physiological bases of psychological processes. It is a discipline of psychobiology and the object of study is the human being. The goal of psychophysiology is the study of behavior and the processes that organize it. Specifically, it is the study of our somatic and physiological processes.